China’s Shandong Luneng claimed the 2019 Lunar New Year Cup after defeating Sagan Tosu from Japan at the Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s Shandong Luneng claimed the 2019 Lunar New Year Cup after defeating Sagan Tosu from Japan at the Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Dickson Lee

Lunar New Year Cup set for a boost after increased funding makes HK$10 million available to attract bigger clubs

  • Kitchee use the scheme to secure additional funding for international friendly against Premier League champions Manchester City this summer
  • Vice chairman Pui Kwan-kay wants stronger teams for Lunar New Year Cup with government financial backing

China’s Shandong Luneng claimed the 2019 Lunar New Year Cup after defeating Sagan Tosu from Japan at the Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s Shandong Luneng claimed the 2019 Lunar New Year Cup after defeating Sagan Tosu from Japan at the Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Dickson Lee
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